Re: Movie text tracks

2022-05-17 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Here's a thought: Dig out an old mac that runs, say, MacOS 10.6 or 10.7 and then follow this: https://synchrimedia.blogspot.com/2016/02/extracting-qt-text-tracks-from-movies.html Best, Richmond. On 17.05.22 20:28, Devin Asay via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, I’m resurrecting some QuickTime

Re: Divide Large Data Blob?

2022-05-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Great Behinds Stink Alike.  :) On 16.05.22 21:19, Craig Newman via use-livecode wrote: Hi. Can you get the number of lines of the whole blob, if lines are pertinent, divide that number by 3, and search from there? Another words, if you had 1000 lines, divide by 3 and search from line 333 to

Re: Divide Large Data Blob?

2022-05-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well one of the things you could do is this: slightly pseudo 1 put the number of chars in MyDATA into MyNUM 2 put MyNUM / 3 into SLICER 3 put chars 1-SLICER of MyDATA into firstTHIRD 4 put chars SLICER-(SLICER * 2) into secondTHIRD 5 put chars (SLICER * 2)-(SLICER*3) into thirdTHIRD at which

Re: Anybody tried to import data to Quicken for Mac?

2022-05-06 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Awkward: Whackypedia says: "Different (and incompatible) versions of Quicken run on Windows and Macintosh systems." and "the absence of a common cross-platform file format" so getting data "into Quicken" could mean several things. "newer versions of Quicken for Mac use an SQLite database"

Re: OSS installer for Linux?

2022-04-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://archive.org/download/live-code-community-linux-x64/LiveCodeCommunityInstaller-9_6_3-Linux.x64 On 8.04.22 17:58, Devin Asay via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, Does anyone still have the Community installer for LiveCode 9.6.3 Linux? I have a colleague I’m trying to show LC to, but he’s

Re: Widget properties

2022-04-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Here's my 25p's worth: Ever since widgets 'appeared' I have thought of them as second class citizens insofar as: 1. They are 'bits of stuff' where experts (the LiveCode team and so on) have done the heavy lifting for those of us who haven't got the skill, motivation or time to work out how

Re: Counting Syllables

2022-03-20 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
orithm ,or are they comparing the words to a database table that has all the dictionary information? Thanks, Rick On Mar 20, 2022, at 2:29 PM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Well, syllables are language dependent, so let's suppose for the moment that you are ONLY working with English, the, presumably, you c

Re: Counting Syllables

2022-03-20 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, syllables are language dependent, so let's suppose for the moment that you are ONLY working with English, the, presumably, you can set up vowels as item-delimiters: although you might get a bit mixed up with words sucj as 'beautiful' which, while having 5 vowels only has 3 syllables.

Re: Hey Lurkers: Anyone still using LC 6.7? (Regulars too)

2022-03-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
What do you mean when you write "I'm still supporting LC 6.7"? On 10.03.22 20:25, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: To plan addon development for the next few years, I would like to know if some people still need LC 6.7. If you're a Lurker, that's OK! If shy: offlist is fine. (Regulars

Re: What version of Ubuntu does LiveCode (9.6.6) support?

2022-03-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Here's a few observations: https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=20=36784 Best, Richmond. On 10.03.22 17:29, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: Just read the release notes (for 9.6.6, but also for 10.0.0.dp2) which say LiveCode supports the following Linux distributions, on

Re: Install LC on Chromebook

2022-02-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
'Normally' . . . On Xubuntu I download the appropriate Linux installer for the machine (my school sports a motley mixture of 32 and 64 bit machines), and then select 'properties' with a right-click: that allows me to set the executable bit WITHOUT getting all hot and sweaty using the terminal.

Re: Sharing a desktop app, or with beta testers

2022-01-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The security issue is because the user probably just did a double-click on the thing. a right-click will allow them to run the app. On 26.01.22 21:29, William Prothero via use-livecode wrote: Folks: Sorry for this question which probably has been answered many times, but …. I’m trying not to

Re: Reviving CD-ROM material [was: Re: Livecode and interactive video]

2022-01-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have a good dozen CD-ROMs which my boys got a lot of mileage out of when we stayed in the UAE. The first thing to do is to extract all the media - and this can be a right-pain-in-the-bum as quite a lot of these CDs were authored using MacroMedia products where the media are embedded in a

Re: Someone has a copy of the last version of LiveCode to support PowerPC MacOS Classic machines?

2022-01-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Old and mouldy: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qslejp8mq5tuges/revolution.sit?dl=0 On 15.01.22 20:15, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: Hey Folks, I’m in the mood to build some hobby toys for old classic macs, just to amuse myself. Anyone here has a copy of the last version of Runtime

Re: Someone has a copy of the last version of LiveCode to support PowerPC MacOS Classic machines?

2022-01-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The best bet is to go to the Wayback machine and look at RunRev websites there, and I di know that RunRev2 can be downloaded. Best, Richmond. On 15.01.22 20:15, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: Hey Folks, I’m in the mood to build some hobby toys for old classic macs, just to amuse

Re: scripted Show tooltip not a thing?

2022-01-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36647=211966#p211966 On 14.01.22 13:10, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: Thanks all. I scripted as if the delay was the duration the tooltip is displayed. Duh! Of course the delay is hover delay before the tooltip shows! I knew that, and

Search & Replace

2022-01-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am trying to locate the Search & Replace dialog inwith the LC IDE but seem unable to . . . Best, Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

Re: How to extract whole text from a PDF file with the PDF

2021-12-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The consequences are endless. On 12.12.21 21:33, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Stam Kapetanakis wrote: > i presume the pdf widget in pro is the opensource xpdfReader but > don’t know for sure. If it is that would be problematic, as the open source edition of xpdfReader is licensed

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
vecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444 <https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444> Cheers, Roger On Nov 7, 2021, at 5:51 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 07/11/2021 11:36, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: No hard feelings. See what I have got up to over on the Fo

Clicking around . . .

2021-11-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well . . . this is a sort of side-effect at my fooling around with calculators: If I have a field on a card that has the lockText set to true and I click outwith the stack that lockText is set to false . . . I feel this should NOT happen: Probably because if I click outside a LibreOffice

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
No hard feelings. See what I have got up to over on the Forums, and https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444 PLEASE, feel free to pull the thing to bits. Love, Richmond. On 7.11.21 13:20, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 07/11/2021 09:01, Richmond via use-livecode wrote

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
ly been effectively abandoned. I have a sackload of kids writing that has just arrived via Viber that has to be addressed: after which I'll have a look at my "half cock job" and see if I can tweak it. Richmond. On 7.11.21 2:44, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 06/11/202

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-06 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
My competing version is now "up": https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444=210241#p210241 Richmond. On 5.11.21 23:08, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 05/11/2021 20:18, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Alex, I did not see that and it is not in my mailbox. Would you

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
is found in Mac Good Grapher which is bundled with the Mac. The Good Grapher Calculator has back and forward buttons and a Delete button that operate exactly as the keyboard ones Thanks for playing with this, Roger On Nov 5, 2021, at 10:15 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Pissed around

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Pissed around a bit: https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444 Love, Richmond. On 5.11.21 15:59, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: I want them to do exactly the same thing that the keyboard keys do!! IOW, I want to emulate the delete key and the back and forward keys. Roger On

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Why do you need to emulate them? Will you NOT have access to a physical keyboard? Here's the script of a stupid button to DELETE one number in a calculator read-out: Richmond. On 5.11.21 15:59, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: I want them to do exactly the same thing that the keyboard

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am sorry for that misunderstanding: I had a fairly fixed idea of what constituted a calculator in my head, and what you seem to want with your back, forward and delete keys seems more "word-processory". Richmond. On 5.11.21 15:59, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: I want them to do

Re: Lemniscate Polygon

2021-11-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36429 Richmond. On 3.11.21 9:29, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: Hi Roger, On 2021-11-02 22:27, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Dear List, Bernd has produced an absolutely beautiful animation using a Lemniskate polygon that was

Re: Lemniscate Polygon

2021-11-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Hmm: didn't like putA * cos(t) / (1 + sin(t)^2) intoX at all. Mainly because A had not been defined . . . OK: all hunky-dory with  put 200 into A Richmond On 3.11.21 9:29, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: Hi Roger, On 2021-11-02 22:27, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Dear

Re: OT: Facebook -> Meta (Damaged Infinity!)

2021-11-02 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
META Making Easy To Abandon Mainly Eaten Towards the Afternoon Richmond. On 2.11.21 20:28, Jeff Reynolds via use-livecode wrote: I think this needs to be a contest… MarkW wrote: From a Boingboing user comment... META: Making Evil Totally Acceptable Jeff

Forums taking the weekend off

2021-11-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The Forums seem to have "gone west" about 10 minutes ago. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Mudslinging and consequences - a change to our policy

2021-10-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I fell off my chair laughing. What a lovely post. Richmond. On 28.10.21 13:34, KOOB via use-livecode wrote: Hi Here is what I do Rotate your keyboard 90 degrees Press the 8 key Rotate yours monitor 90 degrees Repeat It took me forever to figure that out. Martin Koob Sent from my iPad On

Re: Mudslinging and consequences - a change to our policy

2021-10-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I very much doubt whether anyone round these parts has ever doubted the integrity of the people who work for LC Ltd. But that should not blind one in other respects. There have been consequences of the recent decision to drop support for an Open Source version of LiveCode: some seemingly

Re: AW: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
my Survey Monkey requests and checked out my SM account. No indication of opting out ever. On Wed, 27 Oct 2021 at 11:47, Richmond via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: I have a feeling that the whole thing was a chimaera that disappeared almost as soon as it was mooted. Ce

Re: AW: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have a feeling that the whole thing was a chimaera that disappeared almost as soon as it was mooted. Certainly, without any indications to the opposite from LC centre I feel that is the way we should behave. Richmond. On 27.10.21 12:58, Tiemo via use-livecode wrote: I didn't received any

Re: [OT] Multiple macOS recommendation sought

2021-10-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
That involves quite a capital outlay, and as long as you can justify that in terms of business and remuneration, super. I am not so set up, either business wise or in any other way. What I DO know is that the "Mac world" post MacOS 9 seems to fracture along several lines: PPC (probably not

Re: Number of items

2021-10-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Not as obvious as it seems as with MacOS you can reset many function keys, for some odd reason you cannot assign another key to do the "fN" thing. On 26.10.21 17:10, Sean Cole via use-livecode wrote: Richmond wrote: Not unless you have a fN key to start with. Obvs :D

Re: Number of items

2021-10-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Not unless you have a fN key to start with. On 26.10.21 15:59, Sean Cole via use-livecode wrote: Apparently, you can get to it with fn-E as well. On Tue, 26 Oct 2021 at 13:57, Sean Cole wrote: On Tue, 26 Oct 2021 at 01:52, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: Mud slinging versus genuine criticism

2021-10-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have no great desire to bully any company, but I do feel that a company that has banged on for donkey's ages about caring about its installed base should behave itself a bit better. I have paid quite a bit of money in my own way and my own time into LiveCode, and don't really begrudge that.

Re: Mud slinging versus genuine criticism

2021-10-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
An awful lot of people have "kept their lives under Bushels" because they are afraid of getting the several extremely childish and foul-mouthed messages I have got from you-know-who. Richmond. On 25.10.21 17:13, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: On 25 Oct 2021, at 14:54, Richmo

Re: Mud slinging versus genuine criticism

2021-10-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
from my iPhone On Oct 23, 2021, at 09:47, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: I am revisiting Sean Cole's posting as some valuable feedback seems to have got mixed up with some ridiculous claims: 1. "my opinion counts for nothing here" Well, Yes, there is a slight feeling re that as

Re: OT: Priorities (was: Re: Stack with the same name loop)

2021-10-24 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
No, coulda, woulda and shoulda are, probably a waste of time, but learning from history might not be a waste of time. Richmond. On 24.10.21 15:19, Bernard Devlin via use-livecode wrote: I don't see much benefit in coulda, woulda, shoulda. Tcl was so prominent it was actually listed in the

Re: OT: Priorities (was: Re: Stack with the same name loop)

2021-10-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
What seems to come out of your interesting historical observations is that HyperCard went "wrong" when people had to start paying for it. There is obviously a lesson for today here. Interestingly enough WINE (open source) and CodeWeavers (prop.) seem to manage to co-exist and help each other

Mud slinging versus genuine criticism

2021-10-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am revisiting Sean Cole's posting as some valuable feedback seems to have got mixed up with some ridiculous claims: 1. "my opinion counts for nothing here"  Well, Yes, there is a slight feeling re that as there has been vrry little direct feedback from LiveCode central. 2. "purchasing a

Re: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-22 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
It does seem odd that those of us who may have unsubscribed to online surveys get sent mail shots to say we are going to get sent one: so some wires have got crossed somewhere. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-22 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I honestly do not remember if I unsubscribed or not. I am often sent this type of survey re education (ESL and programming) and have come, personally, to regard them as an utter waste of time. Asking people to choose a number on a scale (1 - 10, 1-5, or whatever) only results in nebulous

Re: New MacBook Pro Display Notch

2021-10-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I should have thought the simplest way round this problem was to work on the assumption that from now on ALL Apple displays will have a notch and "cut one's stack" to accommodate that. Of course this is only relevant to people who want to annoy end-users by providing full-screen window apps.

Re: IDE crashing on Windows 10

2021-10-18 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The notes for LC 9.6.5 RC 1 indicate NO support for Windows 11 whatsoever, as it also indicates no support for any Linux versions since 2016, but is very nearly uptodate re Macintosh. https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/9_6_5/LiveCodeNotes-9_6_5_rc_1.pdf On 18.10.21 12:39, Richmond

Re: IDE crashing on Windows 10

2021-10-18 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Last time I looked LC were testing their versions on some fairly old versions of Linux, so this leads me to wonder which versions of Windows they are testing on. Certainly doing almost ALL of their development work on Macintosh [even though I much prefer Macintosh to Windows] does seem a bit

Re: Shaping an image to fit in a polygon

2021-10-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Sorry, I am carrying this over to the Forums as I have a pictorial mind. https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36367 Richmond. On 16.10.21 23:04, Richmond wrote: Also, this presupposes that your 'arbitrary polygon' is exactly that, while LiveCode starts a 'polygon graphic' as a line,

Re: Shaping an image to fit in a polygon

2021-10-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Also, this presupposes that your 'arbitrary polygon' is exactly that, while LiveCode starts a 'polygon graphic' as a line, and it is quite possible to end up with something that does NOT involve an enclosed territory. On 16.10.21 23:00, Richmond wrote: I'm a lazy slob, and because of that I

Re: Shaping an image to fit in a polygon

2021-10-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I'm a lazy slob, and because of that I would just do this sort of thing outwith LiveCode, with, say, GIMP. If you could explain your rationale behind trying to go "the long way round" in LiveCode I might be both more sympathetic and more helpful. Best, Richmond. On 16.10.21 22:17, David

Re: Is the Forum down?

2021-09-13 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Quite a lot of contributors are distracted elsewhere . . . Richmond. On 13.09.21 16:43, Craig Newman via use-livecode wrote: Seen almost nothing for days. Craig ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
It does look exciting, but, as usual, the proof of the pudding is in the eating and I am sure, initially at least, there will be a few bits of nutshell left in there for us to jag our teeth on: but that's to be expected, and our job is to report back any nutty bits to LiveCode centre. My

Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition

2021-09-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Dreamweaver, RevMedia . . . absolutely no need to do any thinking whatsoever . . . it has all happened before. On 5.09.21 10:42, Terry Judd via use-livecode wrote: Not sure how this would work - but what if only licensed versions of LC could produce and run distributable/shareable stacks while

Re: Licensing model change

2021-08-31 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Of course LiveCode are prefectly entitled to go the way they want to. What is a very great pity is that they are no longer making existing Community versions available for download. Richmond. On 31.08.21 19:16, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote: I just read and watched Kevin's announcement

Hard case

2021-08-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
This sort of thing does not seem to be working: case (XITEM contains "@") Richmond ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Annoying double parens, brackets and quotes

2021-08-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
That feature is a real pain-in-the-bum when teaching. On 3.08.21 г. 4:13, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Could someone please tell me how to turn off the double parens, brackets and quotes in the script editor? IOW when I type ( , I don’t want ( ). Thanks very much!! Roger

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.3 RC-2

2021-07-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
This is wonderful: thanks to LiveCode central for sorting out a real "Howler"! Richmond. On 23.07.21 22:18, panagiotis m via use-livecode wrote: Thanks for the update Trevor On Fri, 23 Jul 2021, 21:53 Trevor DeVore via use-livecode, < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: On Fri, Jul 23,

That didn't hurt much . . .

2021-07-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
No, not the dentist (although, mind you, I have visited the dentist 12 times in the last 3 months), but just lobbed a small donation to LiveCode Community from my PayPal account . . . Why don't you do that as well? ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: building standalone FAILS with German Umlaute in app name

2021-06-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Oddly enough, trying to make standalones from a stack called "करिय" worked perfectly well. Richmond. On 16.06.21 8:18, Richmond wrote: Richmond On 15.06.21 22:03, Keith Martin via use-livecode wrote: OT: Fortunately (in a sense) when I got a frozen shoulder four years ago I had surgery

Re: building standalone FAILS with German Umlaute in app name

2021-06-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
All I can do, unfortunately, is confirm this: I built a stack called "Ünterweg" (sorry, people, my German consists of half a dozen street signs) and attempted to build a standalone macOS 11.5 beta 2 and got the guff about an ad-hoc signature failure and some interesting nonsense about

Re: building standalone FAILS with German Umlaute in app name

2021-06-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Dunno . . . I had peri-arthritis in my right shoulder about 2 years ago and had to have 2 very painful injections of non-cortico-steroids there, right into the inflamed capsule. Did the trick. I have never had any problems with my umlauts. :) Richmond On 15.06.21 21:29, doc hawk via

Re: 3-way slider control

2021-05-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Sorry: went a bit bonkers: https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=35903 Richmond. On 25.05.21 20:23, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Ah yes, I knew that but had forgotten it. Thank you, Klaus! Roger On May 25, 2021, at 10:11 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2

2021-05-22 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Why need there be such a long-winded discussion anent download time? Surely we are all not so impatient a 90 minute or so wait is not that significant to move from a Release Candidate to a Stable version? Richmond. On 22.05.21 19:04, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: It was Thursday,

Re: LC puts stuff in the trash upon quit!

2021-05-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
On which operating system is this? I have not noticed it on MacOS or Xubuntu Linux. Richmond. On 15.05.21 16:46, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote: I have noticed this oddity for a long time. No other program that I own does this. Why is LC so dirty? Rick

Re: Find Replace in Script Editor with cr

2021-04-11 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Writing as someone who has had the extremely dubious honour of being banned more than once . . . How does it go? To err is human, to forgive is divine. And if there is anyone on this use-list who has not rubbed someone up the wrong way at least once I would be very surprised. Live, Love,

Re: How do you handle 32/64 bit Windows standalones?

2021-04-06 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I provide both: here have a look: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2vgc1ei088hdqay/AAC8ac27eZuiI_BsWFlFQQjYa?dl=0 Richmond. On 6.04.21 12:36, Tiemo via use-livecode wrote: Hello, When creating a Windows standalone, are you still creating the 32Bit standalone or only anymore 64 Bit Versions of

Re: autohilite FUBAR?

2021-04-02 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I can confirm that this does not happen on Mac OS 11 with LC 9.6.1 Richmond On 3.04.21 6:30, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Not so for me on Mac OS Big Sur and LC 9.6 Roger On Apr 2, 2021, at 2:52 PM, chipsm themartinz.com via use-livecode wrote: I tested this and it is true. As you

Re: New(?) Idea for Standalones

2021-03-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I despair . . . how could one lower oneself to two fingers of 'whiskey'? Just now I am enjoying a glass of whisky (without the offending 'e'). Richmond. On 27.03.21 20:29, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Roger Guay wrote: On Mar 26, 2021, at 5:35 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote: What are

Re: New(?) Idea for Standalones

2021-03-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Maybe I'm missing something, but what would be the advantage of using stack runner over a standalone? Richmond. On 27.03.21 19:27, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Could be, but that requires you to be an Apple Developer. Too much hassle! A LiveCodeLight from RunRev that runs stacks

Re: Multiple Displays and Screenrect

2021-03-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
put the screenrects with an 's' Best, Richmond. On 18.03.21 23:28, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Can someone please tell me how to get the screenRect of multiple monitor setup? Thanks, Roger ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-3

2021-03-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
e: I just downloaded and tested on my MBP16(2019), single screen, MacOS 11.2.2, and also in parallels Win10(v1909) and had no issues. BTW, visual effects work a dream and even macOS CoreImage effects work great. Super. Hope to see more (HTML5, hint, hint) soon. Sean On Mon, 15 Mar 2021 at 18:28, Richmo

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-3

2021-03-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have just downloaded Indy 9.6.2 RC-3, done the licensing "dance" and fired it up without any problems at all: macOS 11.3 Beta 3, 2018 Mac Mini, 3 monitors. I suspect you have some background process (i.e. something set to run at startup) that is clogging up the works. Best, Richmond. On

Re: Printing borked for LC Linux?

2021-03-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I'd like to address your comments bit-by-bit, so firgive me for interleaving them in your post. On 14.03.21 22:16, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote: I understand, for me no issue. But for a novice, or an elderly someone with very minor knowledge about computers that is already an obstacle.

Re: LC, Mac Mail & Rules

2021-02-24 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Tough to let you know my results if none of us have your script . . . Best, Richmond. On 24.02.21 5:19, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote: I have a script in my LC server that composes an email and sends it to my Mac Mail Inbox. I have set up a rule that says if the subject is “Something

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Sorry: I have moved over here: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=35407 as I believe a picture is worth a thousand words: Richmond. On 16.02.21 1:13, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I think the natural definition would be distance between the respective boundaries; i.e.,

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I would go for the distance between edges, although I can see the Mathematical wobbly bits you are going to have to jump through. Richmond. On 16.02.21 0:53, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: This is an Off Topic informal poll of sorts, but related to LiveCode as I am writing a LiveCode

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I don't want any headaches, but as I develop on Macintosh and Linux B4X is no good. On 14.02.21 17:29, e.beugelaar--- via use-livecode wrote: https://www.b4x.com if u dont want headaches. Get Outlook for Android From: use-livecode on

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I've said something to that effect earlier, at which point I was jumped all over. So, because I don't want to be jumped all over again, and because saying the 'roadmap' needs to be updated will have no effect (didn't the last 3 times), I'm NOT stating what I think. Love. kisses, and other

Re: No visual effects on Big Sur?

2021-02-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
No joy over here: LC 9.6.2 RC 2 / macOS 11.3 Beta 1 But this does work this way: LC 8.2.0 DP 2 / macOS 11.3 Beta 1 So the problem may not lie with macOS. On 7.02.21 15:42, Håkan Liljegren via use-livecode wrote: That is strange. As it worked for you Sean, what machine are you on? But, as we

Re: background images

2021-01-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Just import an image for a card and set its level to 1: no 'nonsense' about background images at all. Richmond. On 19.01.21 2:44, Tim Selander via use-livecode wrote: Right, which is why this is so confusing. I do not want a 'shared text' image. Each card should keep it's own unique image, but

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://www.mediastorehouse.co.uk/pimage/164/4418216/4418216_450_450_81393_0_fill_0_e37e7951f24a5587cf10b5e3ccda4347.jpg On 14.01.21 23:29, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote: this cheesehead is here since 2014  Op 14-1-2021 om 03:45 schreef Bob Sneidar via use-livecode: You are new here, so

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-2

2021-01-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Supercard is no longer very super (remember playing around with it in 1994) as it is 32-bit MacOS only. Richmond. On 14.01.21 12:53, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: I paid for the Windows version of SuperCard that was advertised in MacUser for some considerable time in the ?mid 90s.

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Hmm: Down our way (Bulgaria), we can buy 'Gouda' that is made in Germany, so that protection (considering Bulgaria is in the EU) looks a bit dicky. On 13.01.21 23:15, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote: Stay off the fake Gouda cheese, maybe it's Chinese origin. Only take the original Dutch

Re: Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
As get the length of audioClip "M9.wav" crashes LiveCode I wonder of there is a way to determine the length of audioClips reliably? Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Hmm: Yes, I do work occasionally on a couple of G5 iMac I have lying around, and, more often, a G4 Mac Mini (a lovely machine I can shove in my bag and run back and forth between home and work): BUT, to tell the  truth, at the moment my main work is spread between a 2018 Mac Mini (the last

Re: Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
each clip is? If so, you could tell it to start a second or two sooner to help eliminate that pause you are experiencing. Rick On Jan 9, 2021, at 10:06 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Well, Yes, sort of, but I still get an annoying gap between the clips: they should play sequentially

Re: Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
use-livecode wrote: Hi Richmond, Am 09.01.2021 um 15:52 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode : When I try to play a succession of audioClips they overlap each other. Is there a way to ensure each clip does not start playing before the preceding one has finished? do you mean this? ... play ac

Re: Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
schrieb Richmond via use-livecode : When I try to play a succession of audioClips they overlap each other. Is there a way to ensure each clip does not start playing before the preceding one has finished? do you mean this? ... play ac "a_clip.wav" wait until the sound is &quo

Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
When I try to play a succession of audioClips they overlap each other. Is there a way to ensure each clip does not start playing before the preceding one has finished? Richmond Mathewson. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Your back stories made me fire up a G5 iMac I have here running macOS 10.5 and download the latest LiveCode to work on it . . . . Love and lunacy, Richmond. On 8.01.21 1:06, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: Paul: > we have several customer who have said > they are upgrading to M1

Re: play command and wav file

2020-12-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I'm not sure what you mean by 'binary data', but I set up a stack and imported a .wav file into it which I named 'xxx.wav'. The stack contains a single button with the code: on mouseUp     play audioClip "xxx.wav" end mouseUp and it does exactly what I would expect it to do: plays the .wav

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am not familiar at all. But, having built an LC version for Linux it can then be tested on a recent Linux distro. On 16.12.20 2:14, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Richmond wrote: > Well . . . they could install a later version of Ubuntu (takes about > 30-120 minutes) and build and

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well . . . they could install a later version of Ubuntu (takes about 30-120 minutes) and build and test on that version. Surely not that arduous. Best, Richmond. On 15.12.20 19:38, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 12/15/20 3:48 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: 2. Stir up trouble

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I would pick a small fight here. On 15.12.20 11:24, merakosp via use-livecode wrote: Hello Sean, Off the top of my head, the main Linux issues that are currently unresolved are: 1. The player object is broken on all Linux distros. You might be able to workaround this by using shell commands

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
1. I have never, ever experienced any problems at all with any versions of LiveCode on any versions of Xubuntu that are more 'modern' than 16.04. 2. Stir up trouble. Personally I think that LiveCode central are being a bit @#$%^&* claiming that LiveCode is cross-platform and not saying they

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
"I wonder why LC don’t state support for later Ubuntu, Fedora or Debian builds?" I suspect that LiveCode believes that the uptake of the Linux version is insufficient to justify the effort of testing LC on those platforms. Richmond. On 14.12.20 2:20, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote:

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-13 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, I am running LC 9.6.1 on Xubuntu (Ubuntu with XFCE) 20.10 without a backward glance: Rocks! Richmond. On 13.12.20 19:40, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, I just heard the news that RedHat is going to be dropping support for CentOS. With my recent issues with PDF Printing

Properties Inspector

2020-12-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I would like to try modifying the Properties Inspector but am unable to locate a template stack . . . Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

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